Podcasts

Newest Podcasts

Brains On
A podcast featuring science for kids and curious adults.

Counter Stories
A weekly discussion of how people of color view life in Minnesota.

The Interpreters
An eclectic, bi-monthly conversation with an almost anthropological eye on culture.

MN Next
An interview series exploring Minnesota's future from the point of view of people who will be living in it.

Pedal Hub
Three biking fanatics in a spirited weekly exchange about their favorite pastime.

Hallberg's Picture of Health
MPR news medical commentator Dr. Jon Hallberg shares his insights and expertise on health and health care every week with All Things Considered host Tom Crann.

Pop Till We Drop
A bi-monthly chat session in which 20-somethings dissect their pop culture-saturated lives.


MPR News Podcasts

Art Hounds
Each week three people from the Minnesota arts community talk about a performance, opening, or event they're excited to see or want others to check out.

Brains On! Science podcast for kids
A podcast featuring science for kids and curious adults.

Climate Cast
MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.

Counter Stories
A weekly discussion of how people of color view life in Minnesota. With Anthony Galloway, Luz Maria Frias, Don Eubanks and Hlee Lee. Hosted by Toni Randolph.

Cube Critics
MPR News' Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and MPR News' arts reporter and Euan Kerr share a cube wall, and a passion for movies. Each week, they take a break from their day jobs to talk movies.

Friday Roundtable
Each week, three informed and opinionated guests are invited to join Kerri Miller at the MPR News studios for a free-flowing exchange of ideas and observations.

The Interpreters
A bi-monthly podcast on culture, as interpreted by Andy Sturdevant, Saymoukda Vongsay, Molly Priesmeyer and Ben Heywood.

MPR News with Kerri Miller
In-depth conversations on news and culture, with host Kerri Miller.

MN Next
An interview series exploring Minnesota's future from the point of view of people who will be living in it. Hosted by card carrying millennial Maddy Mahon.

MPR News Update
Phil Picardi and MPR News bring you stories from around the state that are making news today.

Pedal Hub
A weekly discussion devoted to the Twin Cities' burgeoning biking community. With Gene Oberpriller, Amber Dallman, and Patrick Stephenson.

Hallberg's Picture of Health
MPR news medical commentator Dr. Jon Hallberg shares his insights and expertise on health and health care every week with All Things Considered host Tom Crann.

Policast®
Each weekday Policast brings you highlights of Minnesota Public Radio's award-winning political coverage, hosted by political editor Mike Mulcahy.

Political Junkie with Ken Rudin
A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News

Pop Till We Drop
A chat session in which 20-somethings Tess Weinberg and Alex Gaterud dissect their pop culture-saturated lives with the help of a special guest host.

MPR News with Tom Weber
Conversations about the news that matters to Minnesota, hosted by MPR News' Tom Weber.

Arts, Music and Entertainment Podcasts from MPR and American Public Media

The Current Song of the Day
Music lovers from 89.3 The Current comb through mountains of music to choose the best new, independent, and unreleased songs to share with you each weekday.

New Classical Tracks
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.

Composer’s Datebook
John Zech hosts Composers Datebook, a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Produced in association with the American Composers Forum.

The Writer's Almanac®
This five-minute radio gem is a listener favorite as host Garrison Keillor recounts the highlights of that day in history and reads a short poem or two.

The Dinner Party Download
The Dinner Party Download is an hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation with hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend's get-together.

Wits
Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors and musicians to the stage where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Wits mixes improv, sketch comedy, conversation, music and genuine beauty in a program praised as “one of the rare public radio comedy shows that’s actually funny” (Huffington Post) and “on course to become a national hit” (USA Today).

Infinite Guest Podcast Network
APM's podcast network features more than a dozen podcasts, including new programs from hosts such as award-winning writers Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter, etiquette experts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning and PBS Idea Channel host Mike Rugnetta.
Podcasts from popular programs such as A Prairie Home Companion, Marketplace, The Splendid Table, BBC World Service and American RadioWorks are available at American Public Media’s website or on iTunes.


American Public Media Podcasts

MPR's national production arm offers the latest news and features from some of public radio's most popular programs including A Prairie Home Companion, Marketplace, Future Tense, The Splendid Table, Weekend America, and The Writer's Almanac. Learn more about all of APM's programs.